Sockeye Salmon concentrate in a pool below a waterfall on an Alaskan river. The river was running unusually high and the salmon were being driven back from the cascades by the torrent, causing a build up at the base of the falls that a sow and two young brown bears were exploiting to the full. On the second day, I waited until the bears had eaten their fill and had moved off into the woods to rest and then crossed the river and clambered down to a spot at the pool where the salmon were lying

Size: 5897px × 3590px 49.9cm × 30.4cm - 300dpi
Location: Russian River, Alaska, United States
Photo credit: © Peter & Beverly Pickford / AfriPics
License: Licensed
Model Released: No

Keywords: north america, russian river, salmon, underwater, alaska